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Journalists Tried to Be Players But Became Pawns

Truman Show Moments and Doublethink on the Road to…

You may remember Peter Weir’s 1998 film, The Truman Show, in which the protagonist (Jim Carrey) is enjoying what he perceives as a picture-perfect...
Patrick Byrne
9 min read

Fortune Magazine Gets the Vapors Defending Goldman Sachs

“I am really going to enjoy watching Goldman Sachs try to justify its nefarious schemes to a jury box with 12 Americans in it,’...
Patrick Byrne
2 min read

SABEW Demands Ideological Purity, Membership Conducts Maoist “Self-Criticism” Ritual

I did not really have a burning desire to join SABEW. To steal a page from Groucho Marx, I wouldn't want to join any...
Patrick Byrne
10 min read

Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch (Portfolio Magazine)

Summary – For over 10 years Gary Weiss (once a reporter with BusinessWeek, and recently, a columnist with Forbes) has been posting under fake...
Patrick Byrne
17 min read

Gary Weiss, Psychopath & Scaramouch (Portfolio Magazine)

Summary – For over 10 years Gary Weiss (once a reporter with BusinessWeek, and recently, a columnist with Forbes) has been posting under fake...
Patrick Byrne
17 min read

Fortune Magazine Stonewalls Exposure of Bethany McLean Perfidy

Summary – This post contains two emails I sent Fortune Magazine regarding Deep Capture’s work documenting an inappropriate relationship between journalist Bethany McLean and...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Rocker Partners and Bethany McLean: the smarmiest guys in…

the evidence shows that Rocker Partners hedge fund first approached Bethany McLean about Fairfax on December 7, 2006. Bethany then met with Rocker Partners...
Judd Bagley
1 min read

Bethany McLean: your benefit of the doubt is hereby…

There’s no sense denying it: reporters depend on sources, and in the mind  of most business journalists, a connected hedge fund manager will always...
Judd Bagley
3 min read

Carol Remond Tells a Joke She Doesn't Get (DowJones)

Summary – Carol Remond recently wrote a defense of the meltdown of Rocker Partners (a.k.a. Copper River), her argument being, Rocker Partners shut down...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read

Carol Remond Tells a Joke She Doesn’t Get (DowJones)

Summary – Carol Remond recently wrote a defense of the meltdown of Rocker Partners (a.k.a. Copper River), her argument being, Rocker Partners shut down...
Patrick Byrne
4 min read